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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime. dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend. leaving this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were bad. blowing the cars around.
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
with the least amount of stress, if that's possible. and john schriffen will look into whether the bad weather will mean your gifts won't get there in time. how's it looking, rachel? >> reporter: pretty good, bianna. good morning to you. if you still have shopping to do for everyone on your christmas list, you are definitely not alone. there's only three more shopping days left before the big holiday. and stores are staying open around the clock to accommodate all those last-minute shoppers. every year, many fall victim to the same routine. you know exactly when christmas is every year. >> i know. and i always mean to plan ahead. >> reporter: extended store hours at macy's nationwide. the one here in new york city, working around the clock. >> check it out. >> reporter: toys "r" us, clocking major overtime. their times square location, open 543-consecutive hours. come retail experts say, it will be a bigger shopping day than black friday, which has even the procrastinators strategizing. >> talking about getting a glass of wine before i started. and i think maybe i probably should have. >> repo
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 5:30pm PST
prompted a debate about gun control. abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: relatives of kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher speaking out today trying to make sense of this tragedy. >> we are overwhelmed with both sadness and confusion. >> reporter: belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, saturday. tonight her family releasing this statement saying "please keep us in your hearts and prayers, as well as the belcher family, for two lives were lost." and here inside the chiefs' practice facility, you can see his locker is still filled with all of his gear. the team says they don't know when or if his locker will be cleared out this season. the incident reignited the gun control debate. sportscaster bob costas taking a stand on sunday night football. >> if jovan belcher didn't possess a gun, he and kasandra perkins would both be alive today. >> reporter: today chiefs head coach, romeo crennel, who witnessed belcher's suicide, added his voice. >> all i know is a player with a gun and i know it's not a good thing. >> reporter: but what drove belcher to kill? was it a hea
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
. a young man killed, execution style. here with the new images, abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: this is the chilling image just moments before police say a suspected hit man pulled a gun from his pocket and put a bullet into the back of the head of 31-year-old brandon lincoln woodard, a father and aspiring lawyer from los angeles. police are now looking for this man, who somehow managed to slip away, with more than a dozen witnesses nearby in manhattan's columbus circle. here's how the calculated murder went down. police say around 1:20 monday afternoon, the suspect arrived at the scene waiting for his victim. 30 minutes later, he gets out of the tan getaway car, talks to his getaway driver and scopes out the scene. watch as multiple people walk by, getting a glimpse of the killer before he pulls his hood up, then begins pacing up and down the block, even passing by his target. minutes later, as woodard walks down this busy street with surveillance cameras catching his every move, the suspect walking up from behind. police say that's when the victim looks up from his phone, ins
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
, a new twist. abc's john schriffen has our story. >> reporter: he pulled off a daring escape from prison, but now joseph "jose" banks is busted. appearing in court this afternoon, after nearly three days on the run. the fbi arresting him late last night in chicago. >> yeah, it's kind of scary. but i thought that they'd, like, go far away. >> reporter: we now know both accomplished bank robbers, joseph banks seen here on surveillance video, broke out of their high-rise federal penitentiary in chicago, using sheets and towels tied in the form of a rope, even stuffing clothes in their beds in the shape of bodies. they were last seen in prison at 10:00 p.m. during a head count. overnight, authorities believe they broke the window of their cell, it's still a mystery how they shimmied out of a hole only inches wide and scaled down the side of the building 17 stories. banks is now back behind bars, but for conley, the hunt is still on. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >>> still ahead on "world news," the great american company that you helped save for the holidays. our made in america christ
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
in a moment, but first here's abc's john schriffen with the mess the weather is already creating. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california with more snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains tonight, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast, skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you just got to watch out for them and slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country, in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend. leaving this car stuck with
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: with just hours before santa comes down the chimney, shoppers spent the day in a mad dash to pick up those last few items on their list. >> still shopping. >> reporter: what do you want for christmas? >> a lot of things. >> reporter: a lot? you hear that? we spent the day with some of those 17 million americans who consumer reports say hit the stores today. what has it been like dealing with the crowds? >> busy. >> a little bit overwhelming. >> reporter: stores have been selling nonstop. toys "r" us in times square open more than 500 consecutive hours. macy's for two days straight. but experts say, if you really want the best deals, shop the day after christmas. already, we were finding stores rolling out the big deals. from amazon, a 46-inch tv, marked down 55% off, for $338. from best buy, a nikon digital camera, 50% off for $129.99. from bloomingdale's, this cashmere sweater was $170, now $89.99. >> we've seen up to 50% on selected categories. and on key items, look for 75% to even 80% off on some of these items. >> reporter: so, you're okay not ge
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
tonight, with abc's john schriffen leading us off. >> reporter: whiteout conditions in ohio. power poles snapped like twigs in arkansas. and this pickup truck in southern illinois, struggling just to clear a path. the winter blast, now accounting for 15 deaths. most of them on the nation's roads, where black ice led to accident after accident. >> i lost count of the number of cars i've seen in the ditch. i saw a jackknifed tractor trailer. i saw a horse trailer that was turned over. >> reporter: today, the northeast was digging out. this man spent hours trying to rescue his car here in syracuse. what is it like dealing with this much snow? >> a lot of agony. a lot of back breaking. >> reporter: mother nature is also wreaking havoc in the skies. today alone, close to 700 flights were canceled. in the past 48 hours? nearly 3,000. on new york's long island, this southwest airlines plane skidded off the runway, getting stuck in the mud. 129 passengers evacuated safely. >> tower southwest 4695. >> 4695. >> we just made your day very exciting, at least ours is going to be. we just taxied off t
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
shopping. today could be the biggest shopping day of the year and abc's john schriffen tells us there are actually some benefits to waiting until the last minute. >> reporter: if you still haven't checked off your holiday shopping list, you're not alone. according to consumer reports two-thirds of americans, 132 million people, still have shopping to do. >> it still seems like it's going to be a pretty strong holiday season. even though consumers have gotten increasingly nervous about the fiscal cliff, but they still have been out there shopping. >> reporter: to entice shoppers to open their wallets some major retailers are offering deep discounts. how about aeropostale, a hit with teens, slashing 60% off everything. for the trendy adult in your life, banana republic, offering 40% off the entire store. as an added convenience some stores are going into shopping marathon mode. toys r us is opened 43 consecutive hours. macy's staying open 48 straight hours this weekend. >> shopping in the middle of the night sounds crazy, but you're going to get a parking spot, there's likely more
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
by tuesday, fedex and u.p.s. said, dan, tonight's your last chance to ship it out. >> john schriffen, appreciate it. >>> as john mentioned, the looming fiscal cliff is now just nine days away, is on the minds of many shoppers tonight. and today, as the president and congress began their christmas vacations, we got a rare inside look at the bare-knuckle, behind the scenes negotiations and abc's david kerley is at the white house tonight. david, good evening to you. >> reporter: good evening to you, dan. it's already vacation mode for everybody in congress and the guy who usually is in the house behind me. the first family arrived in the dark, but woke up to paradise for the holidays. however, the president may not stay because he didn't get his wish -- a deal with congress. members streamed out of the capitol last night with no agreement to avert the fiscal cliff. house speaker john boehner is home in ohio tonight. but he left a video behind. >> washington has a serious spending problem. >> reporter: which played in the capitol tonight would echo through the empty halls. >> the presid
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
for the brain. john schriffen with the story tonight. >> reporter: a cure. alzheimer's disease has long alluded doctors. now a surgical approach with a pacemaker used to stimulate the brain. two of the first such surgeries in the u.s. were performanced at johns hopkins. >> we hope we can improve the passion's function for a longer period of time much longer than they could other wise have. >> reporter: other attempts have failed to slow the debilitating disease. it affects 5.4 million americans and is expected to jump. in canada, it's been performed six times on partials like robert. >> if i can't remember something f i just pause for one, two, three seconds, it pops in. >> reporter:'s here's how it works. the pacemaker is surgically implanted in the chest. wires are run under the skin n the skull and zbeep the brain to deliver an electrical stimulation. >> our understanding how it works fitting in with how the surgery will work. >> reporter: it's always used to fight parkinson'ses did. >> though the ghts are out here, there is someone home and we are able to turn the brain back on. >> reporter
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 5:30pm PST
this was coming? john schriffen in kansas city tonight. >> reporter: with heavy hearts, the players took the field one day after teammate jovan belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life outside the stadium. >> it's tough. you miss him. he was a great guy. a great teammate who loved his family. and my heart goes out to them. our prayers are with them. >> reporter: as part of a pregame ceremony, they observed a moment of silence for victims of domestic abuse. after running back peyton hillis scored the game's first touchdown, he ran over to coach romeo crennel to give him a hug. police say early saturday morning, belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend, kasandra perkins, the mother of his daughter at their home. he then got in his car and drove to the facility at arrow head stadium where he thanked coaches for believing in him. moments later, he walked away, shooting himself in the head as the coach and general manager looked on in horror. police are trying to figure out what caused him to snap. he and his girlfriend were arguing after she returned late from a concert. >> i
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
of him. john schriffen on both cases. he begins here with the new arrest. >> reporter: a late night of drinking and driving leads to the death of a dallas cowboys player. his teammate now under arrest, charged with manslaughter while intoxicated. 24-year-old josh brent, a defensive lineman, was speeding down a service road in irving, texas, when his vehicle hit a curb, flipped over, killing the passenger, 25-year-old linebacker jerry brown. >> when the officers arrived on the scene, mr. brent was dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: this comes one week after kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend, kasandra perkins, before turning the gun on himself at the team's practice facility. >> you were visiting somebody at these apartments? >> this newly-released video taken hours before the vicious murder shows police responding to a 911 call about a suspicious man sleeping in his car for more than two hours. >> do you live here? you need to go upstairs, dude. we're trying to cut you a break. >> reporter: according to reports, be
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> with us tonight amy free our meteorologist from our affiliate here. you have three things you're looking at. >> the first stoorm is in the northeast, it will give folks a white christmas. as it moves through washington, light snow, mainly the snow stays in central pennsylvania and central new york, one to three inches possible there. long the i-95 corridor, mainly a little dusting. >> then severe weather in the south? >> yes, the warm side could produce thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes. before it leaves oklahoma city, could produce a white christmas. >> the third storm is a real biggie. >> it's a monster. producing one to four inches for flooding rain for parts of california. into the sierras, feet of snow. as it pushes east, a lot of snow. anyone traveling through the rockies. places like denver, several minchs of snow. >> and it gets to the northeast. >> by the middle of the week that, will have a ripple effect on people trying to get home. >> amy, thank
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 1:40am PST
. abc's john schriffen reports. >> reporter: whiteout conditions in ohio. powerful snap-like twigs in arkansas and this pickup truck in southern illinois. struggling just to clear a path. the winter blast now accounting for 15 deaths. most of them on the nation's roads, where black ice led to accident after accident. >> i've lost count of the number of cars i've seen in the ditch. i saw a jackknifed tracker trailer, a horse trailer turned over. >> reporter: the northeast was digging out. this man spent hours trying to rescue his car here in syracuse. what is it like dealing with this much snow? >> a lot of agony. a lot of back breaking. >> reporter: mother nature is wreaking havoc in the skies. on new york's long island, this southwest airlines plane skidded off the runway, getting stuck in the mud. 129 passengers evacuated safely. >> we just made your day very exciting. at least ours is going to be. we just taxied into the grass. >> reporter: and right outside the snow zone but still in nature's path, sea bright, new jersey. a town already battered by hurricane sandy. the streets
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
dramatically as a matter of fact. why are prices going down and how far? abc's john schriffen is in new york city with some answers. john, good morning. >> reporter: dan, good morning. experts say one of the reasons prices are going down, because after issues earlier this year refineries are back up and running at normal capacity on the east and west coast. with plenty of gas to go around, we'll actually see prices keep falling. drivers can play a game of driver limbo. see how low these prices will go. this weekend, as drivers pull up to the pump and check out the price of gas, they're noticing a welcome trend. >> they're lowering it. it's amazing. >> reporter: just how great has it been? take a look. a month ago, the average was $3.50. last week, it dropped to $3.40. and now, it's down, again, nearly 14 cents from the average a month ago. >> aaa's prediction is that, by christmas, we should have prices between $3.20 and $3.40. >> i'm thrilled. i mean, i have to buy gas no matter what, the fact that it costs a little bit less with christmas coming up. >> reporter: so, what's causing the sudd
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
dramatically as a matter of fact. john schriffen has more. >> reporter: e experts say one of the reasons prices are going down, because issues earlier this year are back up and running at normal capacity. we'll actually see prices keep falling. this weekend, as drivers pull up to the pump and check out the price of gas, they're noticing a welcome trend. >> they're lowering it. it's amaze take a look. a month ago, the average was $3.50. last week it dropped to $3.40. and now, it's down, again, nearly 14 cents from the average a month ago. >> aaa prediction is by christmas we should have prices between $3.20 and $3.40. >> i'm thrilled. i have to buy gas no matter what, the fact that it costs less with christmas coming up. >> reporter: what's causing the sudden drop. prices typically do come down this time of year, other factors are bringing them closer to the near $3. >> hurricane sandy hit in a major population portion in the united states. we saw people driving a whole lot less. >> with plenty of gas going around, and not much demand, we the consumer have the upper hand. many are taking the opp
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 4:00am PST
family and abc's john schriffen was there for the whole thing. >> dan, good morning. it was an amazing experience. instead of just writing a check for a foundation, amar'e stoudemire and knicks provided a once in a lifetime opportunity for families in need. slam dunk when it comes to the true spirit of the holidays. he's the shotblocking, ball dunking, big man of the new york sti knicks but he's doubling as secret santa. >> surprise. >> and for the crowder family, stoudemire's surprise knock is just what they needed this christmas. when mom sherelle fell ill dad david had to cut back hours as a security guard to be home more with the kids. >> first time trying to take care of the household it's been a real challenge. >> he helps out a lot. he's like my superhero. >> reporter: making ends meet is difficult and putting presents under the tree this year for 5-year-old david and 4-year-old tymere was just impossible. were they prepared to not have a christmas. >> not really. we were going to do other things. >> reporter: that's where the garden of dreams foundation comes in. pairing nine k
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am PST
't fall down the stairs. >> reporter: now to connecticut, one of the places that had a foot. we sent john schriffen there. >> reporter: as you predigged this area just got dumped on. i'm going to take my yardstick and put it into a fresh piece of snow. as you can see we got about 10 1/2 inches in killingworth. the snow ended early enough for the plows to get out over night and clear many of these roads. the fear this morning the winds have really kicked up dropping the temperatures which means there could be ice out along this area. ginger? >> part of the extreme team this morning. thanks, john behind the low a lot of cold air, below freezing. that's what we're talking about, icing, things melt it will get icy, sidewalks and roads. philly around the freezing mark. boston to new york going to have some issues with wind so watch for delays there. also some new storm activity back in the southwest. los angeles, denver and dallas later tonight. that could be an issue if you are flying so please do check ahead because the storms, they just keep a coming. i'll have the national forecast in a co
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
,000 this holiday season. and he is hoping others will follow his example. john schriffen spoke to him about this generosity. >> it's amazing how long he's been doing this for. and he seems like a great guy. what a difference a week makes. the black friday madness had shoppers punching and kicking for deals. but this man from kansas city couldn't be more different. he forces media outlets to sign a confidentiality agreement not to reveal his identity. but whoever he is, the secret santa is reminding us what the holidays are all about. >> $500. would that help you? >> going to my daughter. >> reporter: it's not every day, that a complete stranger will pay your bills. but sometimes, the most unlikely miracles fall at your feet. >> you must have dropped that. >> no. >> that's got to be yours. >> oh, my god. are you serious? >> reporter: the culprit, secret santa. the unidentified miracle worker whose acts of kindness are bringing people to tears, all throughout the country. >> oh, josh. i just got a million dollars. >> reporter: he goes from city to city, surprising folks with $100 bills. somet
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
, the couple's 3-month-old baby girl. abc's john schriffen is inside arrowhead stadium where today's game will still be played. >> reporter: dan, good morning. this morning, we're learning more about what may have happened in the hours leading up to this tragedy. according to the kansas city star, it all started 1:00 saturday morning when belcher's girlfriend got home late from a concert that she attended with friends. well, tragically, it ended seven hours later. when belcher shot her several times, and he then drove to the chiefs stadium where he then took his own life. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out why nfl linebacker jovan belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend and then took his own life. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. as far as recently, they had been arguing before the shooting occurred. >> reporter: police say saturday morning he shot and killed kasandra perkins, the mother of his 3-month-old daughter at their home. police say belcher's own mother was in the house, saw the murder and called 911. he then jumped in his car and drove to ar
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Dec 13, 2012 1:40am PST
of the disaster is still a mystery. now the discovery channel is aiming to solve it. here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: it's one of aviation's greatest mysteries. >> it burst into flames. it burst into flames and it's falling! oh, the humanity! >> reporter: 75 years later, scientists finally believe they now know why the hindenberg burst into flames, killing 36 of the 99 people on board. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: check out these life-sized replicas, 80 feet long, getting blown up. over and over again. it's all part of discovery channel's curiosity series, to find out what really happened. >> that's not far off the real thing. >> we tested the theory that shooting at the hindenberg would take out down. we tested the theory of a bomb. we tested static electricity. we tested the flammability of the skin. >> reporter: to re-create the disaster, physicist steve wolf and the team test each theory, one at a time. lightning, a bomb, a spark. the question is, was the hindenberg brought down by mother nature, sabotage, or something else? >> in our lab testing, most of those theories really d
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
be revealed. here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: it's one of aviation's greatest mysteries. >> it burst into flames. oh, the humanity. >> reporter: 75 years later, scientists now believe they know why the hindenburg first into flames. killing 36 of the 99 people onboard. check out the life-sized replicas, 80 feet long, getting blown up, over and over again. it's all part of discovery channel's curiosity series. to find out what really happened. >> that was not far off the real thing. >> we tested the theory that shooting at the hindenburg would take it down. we tested the theory of a bomb. we tested static electricity. we tested the flammability of the skin. >> reporter: to re-create one of the first major disasters ever captured on camera, steve wolf and the team test each theory, one at a time. lightning, a bomb, a spark. the question is, was the hindenburg brought down by mother nature? sabotage, or something else? >> in our lab testing, most of the theories didn't pan out. but one of them does. >> reporter: after three-quarters of a century, the team will make the public wait just a
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Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
's john schriffen is in kansas city with the latest on this story. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: elizabeth good morning. chiefs' head coach romeo crennel said overnight he made the decision to play the game to help his players take their minds off their, quote, misery for a few hours. but this morning, police and nfl players and friends try to figure out why belcher took his life so violently. abc news has learned he regularly visited gun ranges. and had multiple weapons in his home. abc news has learned that kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher not only owned guns but he and his girlfriend kasandra perkins used them recreationally. >> i knew before she was pregnant that they liked to go to the gun range and shoot. and that it was a lot of fun for both of them. >> reporter: police said belcher turned one of those guns on perkins, reportedly nine times at the home they shared with their 3-month-old daughter. the child was spared. police said the 25-year-old then drove to kansas city arrowhead stadium. thanked his coaches for believing in him and shot himself as they watche
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Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
schriffen is in syracuse, one of the places that continues to get snow. good morning, john. >> reporter: sam, good morning. snow is still falling. because it's coming down so fast, the crews are having a hard time trying to keep these roads clear. give you an idea of what it looks like. we have an inch to two inches of fluffy snow on the roads. we have about a foot of snow on the ground right now. and the snowdrifts, they're pretty deep. it's also flights that are grounded. nationwide, about 350 flights have been canceled already so far today. over the past 48 hours, more than 2,500 flights. authorities say, if you don't have to be out here, stay home and be safe. >> yeah, it's not just the snow falling but it's the unseen wind. we had 74-mile-per-hour wind gusts out of this storm. we'll see these strong winds, up to 70 miles per hour, throughout the day. all of america's forecast in about a minute. >> thank you, sam. >>> we saw the snow in washington, d.c. yesterday. that's what president obama will be returning to this morning, cutting his hawaii vacation short because of the looming fisca
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Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
problems in spots. not only with the slick road surfaces but the gusty winds. and our john schriffen is in syracuse, one of the places that continues to get snow. good morning, john. >> reporter: well, sam, good morning. the snow here has not let up. and because it's coming down so fast, the plows are having a tough time trying to keep the roads clear. give you an idea of what it looks like. we have an inch to two inches of fluffy snow on the roads. as we have drivers coming by us right now. we have about a foot of snow on the ground right now. and the snowdrifts here, these things are deep. it's not just travelers on the road. it's also flights that are grounded. nationwide, about 350 flights have been canceled already so far today. over the past 48 hours, more than 2,500 flights. authorities say, if you don't have to be out here, stay home and be safe. >> it's not just the snow falling but it's the unseen wind. we had 74-mile-per-hour wind gusts on this storm. strong winds, up to 70 miles per hour, throughout the day. all of america's forecast in about a minute. >>> we saw the snow
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
in a horrific car crash caused by his teammate driving drunk. john schriffen has the story. >> reporter: a silent josh brent walked out of jail. he's charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of his dallas cowboys teammate and roommate, jerry brown jr. >> he said my best friend died. you can't get tirgt than those two. >> reporter: the car they were in hit a curb, flipped and kaugtd fire, killing brown. brent admitted to drinking at a club that evening and smelled of alcohol. an emotion gnat cowboys team beat the cincinnati bengals. teammates holing up brown's jersey after the game. >> football is very different than life. we lost a 25-year-old young man who had his whole life in front of him. >> reporter: his death is the second in the nfl in as many weeks. on december 1st, police say kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot and hikilled his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself. this video shows him talking to kansas city police officers. >> how we doing tonight, man? >> reporter: police say they found the 25-year-old asleep in the car. because he wasn't driv
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Dec 20, 2012 7:00am PST
their manhunt. and we're learning more on just how those two escaped and where they went initially. abc's john schriffen has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, the manhunt for two escaped bank robbers intensified. but police chasing down multiple new leads. investigators say surveillance cameras captured joseph jose banks and kenneth conley, considered to be armed and dangerous, getting into a taxi, minutes after their brazen escape tuesday. and they showed up at conley's mother's home in a chicago suburb, just five hours later. conley's mother tells abc news, quote, he was in the house for two minutes. i can't tell you if he was armed. i made him get out. >> as hours go by, our chances get longer and longer. however, we do have several viable leads that we are running down. >> reporter: according to court documents, banks and conley were last seen locked up monday at 10:00 p.m. during headcount. it's then, authorities believe, the two stuffed their beds with clothes in the shape of bodies. broke the window, shimmying out of a hole only inches wide, and then scaled down the side of the buildi
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
for the millions of people not finished shopping. i might be among them. abc's john schriffen is in the middle of it all in the big toys "r" us store in times square. can i give you a list? >> it's not too bad inside. for all the procrastinators who have not checked off the shopping lists just yet, you and we have really done it again. but this year, you might have the upper hand. finding the best deals by waiting until the last minute. as we look inside, people are going in right now, you can see inside this store, there are not many people. this could be a good time to head to the stores. ♪ >> did you find everything okay? >> reporter: with just hours until christmas, the madness at the mall is in full swing. >> the strategy is to come earlier. a little bit. you know, have a good list. >> gift cards are the strategy. >> reporter: as frenzied masses flood the shopping centers today, hunt for the perfect gift, and troll for bargains. >> you spend $100, you get $25 off. >> reporter: 10% of americans have waited until now to buy the final item. why? >> gnat is a good question. i question my wi
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
media frenzy with the hash tag help find kara. john schriffen has the latest. >> reporter: that 911 call just released. we're learning more about how kara says she was abducted. she was found safe and sound. police are not buying her story. they're trying to figure out what happened. >> i wassen side and then some guy came maend me go. >> he forced you out of the house? >> yeah. >> reporter: this newly released 911 call is giving police insight into a bizarre teenage disappearance they now believe is a hoax. >> there was cab at my house and i went in and i went to the train station and then i don't remember where i was. i woke up today, and i don't know, somewhere, it was like the country. and now i'm here. >> reporter: in september, police in new jersey launched a search for her. police believed she meant to say, there is someone in my house, call 911. the tweet was retweeted 32,000 times. >> you to have a description of him or name? >> i don't know his name. but he was black and he said he was like, 28. and then he told me if i try to get away or call someone that he was going to come
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